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Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

Christopher Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195056
eISBN:
9780691197425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195056.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides a fresh account of the origins of the term philosophos or “philosopher” in ancient Greece. Tracing the evolution of the word's meaning over its first two centuries, the book shows ... More


Backgrounds of Schopenhauer as Educator

Laurence Lampert

in What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226488110
eISBN:
9780226488257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488257.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche’s “foreword” to Schopenhauer as Educator consists of one long sentence in the Foreword to Things Human All Too Human Vol. 2. That sentence emphasizes an all-important fact: Nietzsche was ... More


Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Oliver Primavesi

Carlos Steel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

he volumes of the “Symposium Aristotelicum” have become in the last fifty years the obligatory reference works for all studies on Aristotle. In this 18th volume a distinguished group of scholars ... More


Hesiod's Verbal Craft: Studies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Athanassios Vergados

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198807711
eISBN:
9780191845536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807711.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study aims to define Hesiod’s place in early Greek intellectual history by exploring a network of issues related to language, knowledge, and authority in Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days. ... More


Parmenides’ Grand Deduction: A Logical Reconstruction of the Way of Truth

Michael V. Wedin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198715474
eISBN:
9780191783050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715474.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book presents a new interpretation of a famous text in early Greek philosophy: Parmenides’ Way of Truth, the most important philosophical treatise before the work of Plato and Aristotle. It ... More


Conclusions

Athanassios Vergados

in Hesiod's Verbal Craft: Studies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198807711
eISBN:
9780191845536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807711.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This section summarizes the main findings of this study from which Hesiod emerges as a thinker who reflects seriously, in poetic form, on the authority of human speculation about the cosmos, the ... More


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